GMU Organic Gardening Association (GOGA)

GMU Organic Gardening Association (GOGA) GMU Organic Gardening Association (GOGA) manages the Potomac Heights Organic Vegetable Garden. Come help us grow and get to take some produce home!

Doni Nolan, Campus Greenhouse and Gardens Manager gives hands on lecture to students on campus interested in learning ho...
05/07/2019

Doni Nolan, Campus Greenhouse and Gardens Manager gives hands on lecture to students on campus interested in learning how to graft 🌳🌲#fruittreegrafting #grafting #georgemasonuniversity #organicgardening

Come check out GOGA’s vibrant parsley flourishing in the Potomac Heights organic garden!! 🌱👏#georgemasonuniversi...
04/17/2019

Come check out GOGA’s vibrant parsley flourishing in the Potomac Heights organic garden!! 🌱👏#georgemasonuniversity #organic #saynotogmo #fresh #parsley

04/11/2019

Today from 2-3pm is the Carnivorous Plants workshop !!! Come through and learn 🌱

Pac Choi harvest from the Potomac Heights Organic Garden last Thursday weighing in at 7lbs! The produce was donated to F...
04/09/2019

Pac Choi harvest from the Potomac Heights Organic Garden last Thursday weighing in at 7lbs! The produce was donated to Food for Others with the help of The Campus Kitchen at George Mason University 🙌🌱❤️

The seedling sale today was an absolute success! Thanks you to everyone who supported us today, and don’t worry if you...
04/04/2019

The seedling sale today was an absolute success! Thanks you to everyone who supported us today, and don’t worry if you missed out there will be a sale every Thursday this month 🌱

You know it’s spring time when these awesome pollinators pay you a visit 🐝 #georgemasonuniversity #pollinators #say...
04/01/2019

You know it’s spring time when these awesome pollinators pay you a visit 🐝 #georgemasonuniversity #pollinators #saynotogmo #goga #bees

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0844aea92ea2fc1-volunteer2Use this link to sign up for all the events GOGA has planne...
03/18/2019
Volunteer at the Potomac Heights Garden

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0844aea92ea2fc1-volunteer2
Use this link to sign up for all the events GOGA has planned for this week :) Please feel free to message us with any questions and concerns you may have 🌱🌿

** READ NO-SHOW POLICY BEFORE SIGNING UP ** The Potomac Heights Organic Vegetable Garden (PHVG) at George Mason University is maintained by the student organization GOGA (GMU Organic Garden Association). WHAT TO EXPECT: There are weekly gardening shifts set for anyone to come volunteer and get inv...

Throw back to GOGA’s microgreen seed sowing workshop! Our team is passionate about environmental sustainability and pr...
02/28/2019

Throw back to GOGA’s microgreen seed sowing workshop! Our team is passionate about environmental sustainability and promoting the use of sustainable agriculture practices! 💚🌱 #georgemasonuniversity #goga #microgreens #urbancultivation #greenhouse #gardening

I hope everyone is ready for spring🌱!!! If you have any questions about volunteering with GOGA please feel more than ...
02/19/2019

I hope everyone is ready for spring🌱!!! If you have any questions about volunteering with GOGA please feel more than free to message us and remember volunteering with GOGA counts as service learning hours! #goga #sustainability #georgemason #organicgardening #saynotogmo

!!!Patriots!!! GOGA is hosting a Valentines Day workshop tomorrow at the President’s Park Greenhouse from 10:30-12:30p...
02/13/2019

!!!Patriots!!! GOGA is hosting a Valentines Day workshop tomorrow at the President’s Park Greenhouse from 10:30-12:30pm! Bring someone special and plant with us 🌱

#Letlovegrow🌷💖💗💓💞💕

Remember to check out all of GOGA’s up coming seed sowing events! You do not want to miss out🌱 Remember to reserve ...
02/05/2019
Volunteer at the Potomac Heights Garden

Remember to check out all of GOGA’s up coming seed sowing events! You do not want to miss out🌱
Remember to reserve your spot on -
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0844aea92ea2fc1-volunteer2

** READ NO-SHOW POLICY BEFORE SIGNING UP ** The Potomac Heights Organic Vegetable Garden (PHVG) at George Mason University is maintained by the student organization GOGA (GMU Organic Garden Association). WHAT TO EXPECT: There are weekly gardening shifts set for anyone to come volunteer and get inv.....

Sign up for GOGA’s Seed Sowing workshops in the link below to secure your spot! 🌱🌞💦🌼https://www.signupgeni...
02/01/2019
Volunteer at the Potomac Heights Garden

Sign up for GOGA’s Seed Sowing workshops in the link below to secure your spot!
🌱🌞💦🌼
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0844aea92ea2fc1-volunteer2

** READ NO-SHOW POLICY BEFORE SIGNING UP ** The Potomac Heights Organic Vegetable Garden (PHVG) at George Mason University is maintained by the student organization GOGA (GMU Organic Garden Association). WHAT TO EXPECT: There are weekly gardening shifts set for anyone to come volunteer and get inv.....

01/30/2019

Due to Mason’s early closure today our team leaders were not able to decide this semesters gardening shifts. Volunteer hours for the spring semester will be announced by next Tuesday!
Thanks for being patient 🌱💚

If anyone has any questions or concerns feel free to message us.

Hope everyone is having a wonderful 2019! GOGA volunteer shifts will proceed again soon! If you are interested in learni...
01/25/2019

Hope everyone is having a wonderful 2019! GOGA volunteer shifts will proceed again soon! If you are interested in learning how to grow food sustainability please share your interest with us and we cannot wait to meet you all soon:) #georgemasonsorganicgardening #gmu #sustainablegardening #organic #saynotogmo

Some of George Mason’s Organic Gardening Societies lettuce, cabbage, and garlic 🥬. Thankful we can still garden in ...
12/04/2018

Some of George Mason’s Organic Gardening Societies lettuce, cabbage, and garlic 🥬. Thankful we can still garden in the winter💚. Come check us out! #rootvegtables #hardy #nongmo #garlic #cabbage #lettuce #georgemasonuniversity

11/26/2018

Good evening fellow gardeners! Right now GOGA’s team is determining what will be growing in the garden this coming spring. If there is anything you would like to see growing in your campus organic garden comment below! 🌱🌿🌷 #organic #saynotogmo #georgemasonuniversity #spring2019

Photos from GMU Organic Gardening Association (GOGA)'s post
11/13/2018

Photos from GMU Organic Gardening Association (GOGA)'s post

Two great pictures of our luffa cucumbers 🥒 #ecofriendly #sustainability #luffacucumbers #georgemasonuniversity
11/11/2018

Two great pictures of our luffa cucumbers 🥒 #ecofriendly #sustainability #luffacucumbers #georgemasonuniversity

11/08/2018
11/08/2018

Goodmorning everyone, remember today at 5:30pm in the Presidents Park Greenhouse GOGA will be hosting a micro-green sowing workshop. Come learn how to grow your own nutritiously packed micro-greens!

Some of the beautiful birdhouse gourds the garden produced this fall  💚
11/05/2018

Some of the beautiful birdhouse gourds the garden produced this fall 💚

Save the date !!!  Learn how to grow and harvest nutritious micogreens with GOGA in the Presidents Park Greenhouse 11/08...
11/01/2018

Save the date !!! Learn how to grow and harvest nutritious micogreens with GOGA in the Presidents Park Greenhouse 11/08/18 at 5:30pm! #microgreens #goga #sustainability #georgemasonuniversity #masongreens

You can also compost your pumpkins in our on-campus garden! Don’t contribute to food waste! #gogreen
11/01/2018

You can also compost your pumpkins in our on-campus garden! Don’t contribute to food waste! #gogreen

Halloween night is scary, but even more frightening is the fact that millions of pumpkins end up in the trash every November. Instead of throwing your pumpkins in the trash, take them to the City's Composting Center! #CompostFairfaxCity #WasteFreeHalloween

10/26/2018

Today’s gardening hours from 2-5pm are canceled due to rainy weather!

Photos from GMU Organic Gardening Association (GOGA)'s post
10/25/2018

Photos from GMU Organic Gardening Association (GOGA)'s post

We are hiring!
10/23/2018
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We are hiring!

The Greenhouse and Gardens Program in Mason’s Office of Sustainability aims to build awareness and create transformational learning experiences involving the production of sustainable food. If you are interested in working in the environmental field, consider joining our team! The Recruitment...

10/23/2018

Giving out a big thank you for everyone who participated in GOGA’s second annual cooking competition last Monday ! We greatly appreciate the sincere time and effort everyone put into participating in this event. Everyone’s dishes were beautiful and delicious. Hopefully you had a good time as well!

Here are the final results for anyone who left early:
1st Place: Aloo Gobi with 45.9 points
2nd Place: Samosa Sunrise with 44.7 points
3rd Place: Garden Kale Salad with 44.6 points
4th Place (tie) Garden Carrot Soup with 43.6 points and Celine+Marcus with 43.6 points
5th Place: Butternut Squash and Shrimp Risotto with 42.5 points
6th Place: Roasted Tomato Risotto with 38.4 points
7th Place (tie): Revanth with 38 points and Lonely Cooks with 38 points
8th Place: Jen with 37.4 points
9th Place: Loretta with 37.1 points
10th Place: Zach’s Vegan Chili with 36.8 points
11th Place: Cooking Mamas with 35 points

10/15/2018
Photos from GMU Organic Gardening Association (GOGA)'s post
10/12/2018

Photos from GMU Organic Gardening Association (GOGA)'s post

Check out the beautiful varieties of corn we have popping up this fall 🍃🍂🍁
10/08/2018

Check out the beautiful varieties of corn we have popping up this fall 🍃🍂🍁

Even though the scavenger hunt got rained out we still received a great lecture given by Doni Nolan about plant identifi...
09/28/2018

Even though the scavenger hunt got rained out we still received a great lecture given by Doni Nolan about plant identification🌱🌿 thank you to everyone who came out!

GMU Organic Gardening Association (GOGA)
09/17/2018

GMU Organic Gardening Association (GOGA)

These beautiful photos were taken by our amazing team leader Maria Hurtado ❤️#pollinators #georgemasonuniversity #goga #organic #organicgardening #savethebees #saynotogmo #masongreens

These beautiful photos were taken by our amazing team leader Maria Hurtado ❤️#pollinators #georgemasonuniversity #go...
09/17/2018

These beautiful photos were taken by our amazing team leader Maria Hurtado ❤️#pollinators #georgemasonuniversity #goga #organic #organicgardening #savethebees #saynotogmo #masongreens

The Social Hour was a success! GOGA board members had the chance to speak to the students of George Mason University abo...
09/14/2018

The Social Hour was a success!

GOGA board members had the chance to speak to the students of George Mason University about why organic gardening is the way to go and how students can get involved in the real foods movement on campus. Thanks for coming out and we look forward to all the future events we have planned! #staytunned #saynotogmo #organicgardening #goga #masongreens #georgemasonuniversity

Do not forget GOGA’s Garden Social Hour is today at 5! We actually moved our location back to the garden because of th...
09/13/2018

Do not forget GOGA’s Garden Social Hour is today at 5! We actually moved our location back to the garden because of the weather. Please message us if you have any questions :)

Catnip 🐱😋 #organic #gardening #catnip #georgemasonuniversity #saynotogmo #masongreens
09/13/2018

Catnip 🐱😋 #organic #gardening #catnip #georgemasonuniversity #saynotogmo #masongreens

Our beautiful harvest from last Thursday #blessed #organic #georgemasonuniversity #goga #sustainable #harvest #fall2018 ...
09/10/2018

Our beautiful harvest from last Thursday #blessed #organic #georgemasonuniversity #goga #sustainable #harvest #fall2018 #saynotogmo

GOGA is hosting gardening hours today from 1-3pm in the Potomac Heights organic garden. If you plan on coming help us ou...
09/06/2018
Office of Sustainability | George Mason University | George Mason University

GOGA is hosting gardening hours today from 1-3pm in the Potomac Heights organic garden. If you plan on coming help us out by signing into http://green.gmu.edu. This will help give us an idea on how many people we can expect !

The PPG’s success has been built upon the generous help and support of its volunteers. All volunteers, students or otherwise, are welcome during our weekly walk-in schedule.

You too can learn how to grow healthy food sustainably! Volunteering in our on campus organic garden will give you hands...
09/04/2018

You too can learn how to grow healthy food sustainably! Volunteering in our on campus organic garden will give you hands on experience, and allow you to be apart of Mason’s real foods movement community. 🌏

GOGA’s next available volunteer hours are this Wednesday from 8:30-10:30am #equity #sustainability #goga #greenpeppers #georgemasonuniversity #realfoodsmovement #organic #saynotogmo

Spotted a baby beet growing in the garden this morning ! #beets #organic #sustainability #goga #georgemasonuniversity #s...
08/29/2018

Spotted a baby beet growing in the garden this morning ! #beets #organic #sustainability #goga #georgemasonuniversity #saynotogmo

The fall semester is officially up and running!If your class requires you to complete service learning hours, or if you ...
08/27/2018

The fall semester is officially up and running!
If your class requires you to complete service learning hours, or if you just want learn how to garden using organic practices feel free to stop by the Potomac Heights garden!🌻🍃🍂🍁

New fall semester hours-
Wednesdays-8:30-10:30am
Thursdays-1-3pm
Fridays-2-5pm

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